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    Posted 6 years ago

    gardinerth
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    The first image is a KTF Philippe rhodium plated running horse. The next images are my running horse. I am wondering if this could be philippe prototype? The design is a little rougher, pave set rhinestone and invisible set baguettes. The mane is different. It's unmarked except that on the tail is scratched the numbers 1694151. Hmmm? It's not a patent. Although, maybe it was a tentative patent # that was never used, since that patent # is from 1928.

    Can anyone give me more information on this piece. Particularly it's differences from the KTF horse?

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    Comments

    1. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      I can sense everyone pondering this.
    2. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      Lol gardinerth, I love your comment here :)
    3. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      Thanks, just wishful thinking. I suppose the truth probably is that no one has any information beyond what is already out there. I would just like to know what to call it if I do decide to sell it, and what it's worth.
    4. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      Ahh I understand, interesting post, wish I could help, will keep it in my list and love it from time to time to keep in cycling for you :)
    5. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      Thanks Jewels, you're a gem!
    6. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      Giddyap
    7. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      This is a really fascinating post esp. for those who love to solve a mystery...
    8. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      Here is a question to start with: when were the first pieces pave set? By whom?
    9. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      That's a good question?
    10. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      Oops, that's a good question! (So much different with a question mark, sorry)
    11. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      Lovely. Are these prize pins of some sort?
    12. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      No, just high end costume jewelry of the time.

      Thanks for the bump, Jewels. It still looks to me as if my pin is possibly a prototype of the later pin. They are from the same mold except that the mane and tail have minor changes
    13. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      Did you ever get any info on your brooch?
    14. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      Nope. I'll just hang onto it for a few years, Maybe I'll run across some more info in that time. Thanks for ashing.
    15. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      and asking
    16. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      ...Interesting post, but have no clue!

      The only thing I can add is that the horse looks to be a standard-bred Harness Trotter Race Horse (not a Pacer ).....as if that helps any.....LOL
    17. gardinerth, 6 years ago
      It may help in the future if I find more info in the future, thanks.

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